Aishwarya Rai's Father in law Amitabh Bachchan.

Aishwarya Rai's Father in law Amitabh Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan is the king of Indian cinema. He was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Son of a well known poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. He went to Sherwood College, a boarding school in the hill-station town of Nainital, and from there to Delhi University where he earned a double MA degree.

Amitabh Bachchan a stage actor, radio announcer and freight company executive in Calcutta, India. When he was just trying to get a break in Indian movies he was told to soften his deep voice. It was later realized that his deep rich voice was excellent for narration. So he was provided narrations for several films.

He got Married to Jaya Bhaduri, a well known actress, they have two kids, Shweta and Abhishek.

Amitabh Bachchan's first movie was Saat Hindustani (1969). He was known as 'The Angry Young Man' after his film Zanjeer (1973), which made him a superstar. Also he was a candidate for a seat in the general election, from his hometown but to quit for some reason. Later while shooting for movie Coolie (1983) he received a fatal injury.

He was hospitalized and the Indian press issued daily bulletins on his health. He is the highest paid Bollywood actor in the film industry. And No1 of Tax paying citizen of India.

Amitabh was a very close associate of the former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv Gandhi. He was elected to parliament with a huge majority from his home town of Allahabad. Later he left Politics.

He owns a multi-faceted commercial enterprise known simply as Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited, or ABCL.. This is engaged in production, distribution and all other aspects of the movie industry.

After some troubled years, he made a comeback as host of the popular TV quiz series 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire which put him right back on the number one spot of Bollywood actors over 40 reaffirming his reputation as the living legend of Indian cinema with a new series of high profile films Mohabbatein (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) etc.


He was announced as actor of the Millennium in a BBC News Poll ahead of such luminaries as Charlie Chaplin, Sir Lawrence Olivier, and Marlon Brando. He is the first Asian actor to have a wax model at Madame Tussaud's in London.

Now he have one more honors, Father in Law of Miss world. We wish the whole family to achieve all the auspicious things in their life.

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